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T.J. Ward #43 of the Denver Broncos celebrates with teammate Chris Harris #25 after an interception against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on November 9, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Impressive Broncos Defensive Performances

Yeah, sure it was against the Oakland Raiders. But the notable defensive effort in the Denver Broncos’ 41-17 win on Sunday ranks among the team’s best in recent years.

11/12/2014

NFL player Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos (R) accepts the Best Record-Breaking Performance award from former NFL player Dan Marino (L) and NBA player Kevin Durant (C) onstage during the 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Manning Wins 2 ESPYS

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has won more awards.

07/17/2014

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins hits an RBI double during Opening Day against the Colorado Rockies at Marlins Park on March 31, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Marlins Beat Rockies 10-1 In Season Opener

Miscommunication between Colorado Rockies pitcher Jorge De La Rosa and catcher Wilin Rosario had Miami Marlins fans booing in the fifth inning of Monday’s season opener.

03/31/2014

CBS4's Vic Lombardi interviews Shannon Sharpe in September 2013. (credit: CBS)

Former Broncos Star Shannon Sharpe Won’t Be Back On ‘NFL Today’

Longtime analyst and former Broncos tight end Shannon Sharpe will not return to CBS’ “The NFL Today” pregame show.

02/18/2014

Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos addresses the media on January 26, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Who’s Manning The Helm Better Than Peyton?

It’s not as toxic a topic as the New York/New Jersey border war, or as socially inflamed as the Richard Sherman saga. But, in a strictly sporting sense, it really is the topic du jour. If he wins Sunday’s Super Bowl, is Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback in NFL history?

01/28/2014

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Brady Faces Manning Once More With SB On Line

Only one of them can be the greatest.

01/18/2014

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Keidel: Final Chapter In Manning Vs. Brady?

No matter who has the edge Sunday, it seems the nation is rooting for Manning, because it’s been harder for him to win, because he’s not so pretty, because he’s considered one of us, because you get the sense that his aw-shucks, southern refrain is real.

01/17/2014

Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos throws his third touchdown pass of the game to Demaryius Thomas #88 during the second quarter of their game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on December 29, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning Breaks Single Season Passing Yards Record

He had 265 yards to go, and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was able to break Drew Brees’ single season passing record on Sunday afternoon in Oakland in the first half.

12/29/2013

Montee Ball #28 of the Denver Broncos carries the ball, side stepping Nick Roach #53 of the Oakland Raiders during the first quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 29, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Broncos Break Single-Season Scoring Record, Become NFL’s 1st 600 Point Team

The Broncos needed 18 points to set the NFL’s single-season scoring record, and they were able to exceed that in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders.

12/29/2013

Tom Brady (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Elway: Facing Another Great Turns Up The Pressure

Due to the quirks of the NFL schedule, John Elway only faced Dan Marino twice over 16 seasons. On those rare occasions, or anytime the Broncos quarterback was facing a Joe Montana or Jim Kelly, he knew he had to bring his game up a notch.

11/21/2013

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